Segel Family History

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Segel Name Meaning

North German: metonymic occupational name for a sail maker, from Middle Low German segel ‘sail’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Segal.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Siegel, Seel, Hegel, Regel, Seger, Saeger, Engel, Kegel, Sigel

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Segel Family Origin

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Segel Family Occupations

What did your Segel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Segel. 20% of Segel men worked as a Salesman and 20% of Segel women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Segel were Farmer and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Proprietor
  • Clerk
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Saleslady
  • Secretary
  • Stenographer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Segel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Segel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Segel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Segel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Segel. For the veterans among your Segel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Segel Life Expectancy

What is the average Segel lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Segel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Segel in 1957 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

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